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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Feeding
    Nutrition
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Nutrition and Fitness
    ...; 2004 Legge B. Can't Eat, Won't Eat: Dietary Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders. London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers; 2002 Children with ASDs have the same general nutrition needs as all children and teens. Children with ASDs may be picky eaters, so their parents may be concerned...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Physical Activity
    Sports
    Training Issues
    ... basics of proper hydration and nutrition. Both are crucial in supporting growth and athletic performance. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about proper nutrition and supplement use. Carbohydrates contain the...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Feeding
    General Health
    Nutrition
    ... Physical activity, along with proper nutrition, promotes lifelong health. Active play is the best exercise for kids! Parents can join their children and have fun while being active too. Some fun activities for parents and kids to do together include playing on swings, riding tricycles or...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Calcium
    Nutrition
    .... Eat less processed foods and more fresh foods. Use the Nutrition Facts label to check sodium. Choose foods and beverages with 5% Daily Value (DV) or less of sodium. A sodium content of 20% DV or more is high. Choose canned foods labeled “reduced sodium,” “low sodium,” or “no salt added.” Rinse...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    General Health
    Nutrition
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Nutrition and Fitness
    ... about fiber. How much fiber do children need? Why is fiber important? What are some ways to give meals a fiber boost? How do you read Nutrition Facts? There are different fiber recommendations for children based on energy needs, age, or weight. Eat 5. A simple way to make sure...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Feeding
    Nutrition
    ... normally. Well-meaning adults often view a child’s odd food and eating behaviors as a problem. However, childhood food jags, a fear of new foods, and other feeding challenges are usually a part of normal development. Physical activity, along with proper nutrition, promotes lifelong health. Active...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    General Health
    Nutrition
    ... foods fresh longer; unfortunately, they can be bad for your cholesterol levels. They are found in baked goods and processed foods. Reading Nutrition Facts labels and ingredients to look for saturated and trans fats can help you determine how much of these fats are present in a particular food...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Calcium
    ... the calcium that you need is by eating and drinking foods that naturally contain calcium. If you have a medical condition, talk with your doctor about the foods and beverages that would benefit you the most. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that calcium be listed on Nutrition...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Diarrhea
    Feeding
    Nutrition
    Safety and Prevention
    ... reactions. Pasteurizing milk does not reduce its nutritional value. Pasteurizing milk does kill harmful bacteria. Pasteurizing milk does save lives. For more information from the FDA visit http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm079516.htm . Listing of resources does not...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Feeding
    Nutrition
    ... Rice, oatmeal, or barley? What infant cereal or other food will be on the menu for your baby’s first solid meal? Have you set a date? Here are guidelines from the AAP book Nutrition: What Every Parent Needs to Know. Remember that each child’s readiness depends on his own rate of...